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‘Private’ personas

‘Private’ personas

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

November 2, 2017


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Ugly selfies, rants and crude memes are populating Instagram feeds and breaking the stereotypical beautified Instagram aesthetic as users are posting more authentic photos through their “private” accounts. Private Instagrams, secondary accounts usually followed by close friends, have become a common place for students to share unfiltered thoughts and photos to a more limited number of followers. Usern...

Minor labor can cause major issues

Minor labor can cause major issues

Laura Mogannam, Senior Reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

The prospect of learning the difference between an I-9 and a W-2 form, figuring out how to use company technology, and balancing work with school commitments is a daunting load for any employed teenager to handle, but it can be made even more difficult by underestimation from employers. Despite the ...

Steering away from a license

Steering away from a license

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

While high schoolers in the ’90’s movie “Clueless” hustled to get their driver’s licenses once they turned 16, many teens are tending to hold off until much later to start driving. “I haven’t had much time in the past two years to get a license,” alumna Neely Metz (’17) said. ...

Sleepy students

Sleepy students

Mason Cooney, Assistant Features Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features

As students shuffle into their first period classes, suppressing yawns and fighting the urge to go back to sleep, many find the early start time of school makes it difficult to be well rested. “I do not get enough sleep,” senior Lauren Wasserman, who says she sleeps about six hours each night, said...

Adding to the cycle

Adding to the cycle

Claire Devereux, Features Editor

September 28, 2017


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In order to get San Francisco closer to its goal of zero waste by 2020, Recology, the local resource recovery company, has added items to its list of what can be recycled in blue bins and increased the amount of compost sent to farms. “Zero waste is an idea that means sending next to nothing to land...

Walking the talk

Walking the talk

September 28, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features

Despite being unable to vote, teenagers who are dissatisfied with current events find multiple ways to make their voices heard. Going to protests, pre-registering to vote, signing petitions and writing opinion pieces are all actions that have no age requirement — as such, teens capitalize on the opportunities.

Sophomores end school year with Capstone Project

Sophomores end school year with Capstone Project

Cece Giarman, Reporter

May 23, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features

Whether finalizing research papers or practicing presentations, sophomores are spending the week in preparation  for their Hislish final, the third annual Capstone Project. The Capstone Project gives students a chance to research a form of modern oppression they find most interesting and present the...

Advance planning simplifies solo flights

Claire Kosewic, Web Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features

Participation in summer programs, exchange trips, immersion experiences or even college visits often requires domestic or international air travel, which for some students means handling all the aspects of flying — alone. “I went on an exchange trip last summer to Sydney, Australia,” junior J...

Studying abroad cultivates personal interests

Asha Khanna, Copy Editor

May 23, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

While some were swimming or tanning, junior Annabelle Leung spent four weeks last summer in Beijing, visiting historical sites like the Great Wall of China and Forbidden City and taking Mandarin classes to improve her fluency. “I adapted super quickly to being in China and away from home because I w...

Haight shows love

Haight shows love

Cece Giarman, Reporter

May 21, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of Summer of Love, where over 100,000 people to flood San Francisco streets in 1967 that started a social revolution.The event not only brought lifestyle changes 50 years ago, but lives on into this summer through a park festival and museum exhibit near the ani...

Alumnae give advice to prospective college freshmen

Alumnae give advice to prospective college freshmen

India Thieriot, News Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Features

For seniors who were experiencing difficulty deciding between colleges, reaching out for direct help was as easy as sending a text or having a phone call with an alumna who was in the same position only a few years earlier. “Grace reached out to me a couple months ago when she was deciding between a co...

Setting up for success

Setting up for success

Neely Metz, Features Editor

May 18, 2017


Filed under Features, Sacred Heart

As President Trump wrapped up his highly anticipated first 100 days last month, seniors made their final deposits at their respective colleges, and began planning their academic future. While the Senior Class won’t be dismantling America’s health care system, implementing new policies or threatening...

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